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SFGTV2
Nov 22, 2012 5:00am PST
] >> marty, let me ask you, you're obviously part of the california district attorney's association, as we were talking before the panel began, you shared with me that your organization has previously supported a measure that mark leno brought forward to lower the punishment for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana to a misdemeanor to an infraction. in this case your organization is essentially opposed to it. what do you say to mr. adelman and mr. gascon? >> i think one of the things i want to point out is that in terms of the changes currently taking place in california's criminal justice system is that we have embarked on a very, very large experiment and that's called realignment. prison population in california is going to approach by -- or sometime next year the federal mandate of 130,000. we've already released some 50,000 individuals to serve their time locally, and these offenses that we were talking about here are currently in the list of offenses that were to be served in county jails now. and if the notion here is to provide services and treatment to these individuals f
NBC
Nov 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
this thanksgiving in california. right now the travel rush doesn't look too bad but let's show what you it looks like on 101 and palo al itto. nearly half of themre expected to hit the road today at some point. 80 and emeryville, that one is crowded. chp says it will be out in force this holiday to crack down on anyone who may be out having a little too much to drink and driving tipsy. >> as for our airport, surprisingly smooth. no major problems is the sfo or oakland. this is just the beginning of this holiday season. things can change quickly. when you fly, choose your airport wisely. here is nbc bay area's joe risotto jr. >> reporter: despite warnings traveling on the busiest travel day of the year, this person braved sfo on a pilgrimage home to new jersey. >> trying to go home to see my family for thanksgiving, and my high school reunion. >> reporter: after flying in and out of sfo over the years, he was bracing for the worst. he spent plenty of time here mainly because of weather delays. >> that's when it's really bad with the fog. you circle around for some time or you depart. i usually co
SFGTV
Nov 22, 2012 5:30am PST
university of california-berkeley about the passage of hot prop 21. prop 21 may threaten the -- of employees in california than it offers to protect them. proposition 21 will be successful only if it sends a message to all public employees in california. the message is not only that they need to exercise constant vigilance to protect their entitled to much more information than they are now getting on how their pension fund savings are invested. and how their pension plans are funded. thank you. >> supervisor elsbernd: thank you. >> thanks, jean. i wanted to answer some of the jury's findings and answer, prior to the pension board's presentation, some of their responses to our findings. first of all, finding no. 1, the pension board does appear to agree with the jury's finding that the underfunding is over $2 billion, and just to remind you the jury notes that the actual underfunding is $3 billion, but it is reduced by the fund's estimate of its 7.66% future investment returns. finding no. 2, the jury said that the retirement board did not complete a failure analysis downturn. the pension bo
SFGTV
Nov 22, 2012 6:30am PST
guard. >> from more information, visit >> when the new california academy of sciences opened in 2008, it quickly became one of the top tourist magnets in the city. part of the cal academies' astronomical success is the weekly nightlife party. >> i am joined by helen, who is here to school me on all the nocturnal activities that are getting ready to take place here. tell us a little about what we can expect to see at nightlife. >> we open up the doors every thursday night at the california academy of sciences. there are certain things you can see every week you can go to the museum, visit the planetarium, and we bring in bars and a deejay or band. it is a different feel from during the day, something different every week. tonight , we have beer and music. -- tonight we have great beer and music. it is beer week. we have a dozen local brewers in african hall. we have a deejays to set up throughout the museum and a live performance at 9:00 p.m. tonight. >> what has been your favorite part as a participant or as an observer? >> my favorite part is to walk around the aquarium in to see pe
SFGTV2
Nov 21, 2012 9:00pm PST
herself and a round of applause, the california endowment and others provided tremendous financial support so thank you very much for that. [applause] . we really do appreciate it and the cohost and mary lee and tom torque son and who you met this morning and our next panel is planning for student safety opportunity and success and planning for action around the bay. our moderator is jill tucker an education reporter at the san francisco kron cell. i told jill it's hard to find bios online for reporters. they can stay out of google. she's award winning reporter and covered california schools for 14 years and knows a lot about this subject and was honored by the california teacher association and received the highest award about the growing number of homeless students in the school system. she is a san francisco native and was in the peace corps and tout in west africa and please welcome jill tucker. [applause] >> thank you. she just dated me with that 9090 peace corps thing. okay. i want to say how great it is to be here. i have been looking at everyone's name tags and awed by th
SFGTV2
Nov 22, 2012 5:30am PST
are supervised by probation and is not the general rule throughout california. i think los angeles, where i'm from, there was no supervision for misdemeanors by the probation department. those individuals were on court summary probation which meant go home and sin no more. and if you do, you'll be back here to see us. and so, i think that once again, i go back to the fact that under the current system, because we have so many of those individuals who were once incarcerated at the state level, being pushed down to the counties, there's no room at the end in terms of the county jails. so misdemeanors aren't going to be sentenced to county jail but will be sentenced in community service or whatever. and for those individuals who do need some measure of control and supervision to deal about -- deal with their conviction problems, it's not going to happen at the misdemeanor level. >> let me go to a couple of the questions from the audience. i've shared them with our district attorney. george, two questions there, one related to whether or not drug possession should be treated differently for adu
SFGTV
Nov 21, 2012 7:00pm PST
the years. it wasn't a requirement by california until about i think somewhere around the early '70s. so, in 1993 the san francisco passed an ordinance to retrofit certain types of buildings with sprinklers. it was a mandatory retrofit and it covered -- what it did cover was commercial high-rises and tourist hotels. what it didn't cover is pre-1974 high-rise apartment buildings or condos, historic buildings, or mixed use buildings that had residential occupancies in them. so, it left a group of high-rise buildings out there that are required to be sprinklered, but may have voluntarily added sprinklers to their buildings for their own various benefits. the compliance task for the mandatory buildings, they were given numerous years, many, many years to comply. so, what they did is as they were doing remodeling or renovation tenant improvements, they would provide sprinklers with that and [speaker not understood]. over the years, the first year they may have done floors 1 and 3. second year they might have done 4, 5, fourth year 3 and 7, something like that. at the end of it, it's hard to t
SFGTV2
Nov 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
in the northern district of california. welcome to the stop bullying summit. i'm a federal prosecutor so it may seem odd that here we are talking about bullying and we asked all of you to be here and i want to explain the origin of that and why this happened. you people, everybody in this room, has been involved in this issue and is doing incredible work on this issue and we were so honored to be a part of it and to meet with all of you and to speak with you about it. the origin is that as the united states attorney, the administration wants me, wants all the united states attorneys, to go out into the community. it's actually a very different role for the united states attorney is envisioned by this administration. this administration, the president, attorney general holder, they want the u.s. attorneys to go out into the attorney to talk to the communities in our district to understand what the issues are and challenges are and to do what we can to help, to convene meetings, to do whatever we can to help on behalf of the administration. and as part of that i welcomed that request that the a
SFGTV2
Nov 22, 2012 2:00am PST
am proud to say that this is the ninth summit. we take on issues like closing the california youth authority. and we in the confinement of youth -- young children in -- and the prisoner re-entry program and abolishing the death penalty. we take on three critical issues. the first panel has a riveting discussion about gangs. and reducing gang violence. on our panel are former gang members, gang intervention workers, police, public defenders, and researchers. we talk about strategies to reduce gang violence. i will introduce the keynote speaker in a moment. the second panel is a cutting edge -- cutting edge discussion about the relationship between the human brain and criminal behavior. we have top experts from all parts of the country to talk about what the brain research shows. that is the key to understanding how human beings behave, and why they may commit acts of violence. the afternoon's panel will have a debate about a proposed law that would reduce felony drug possession crimes to a misdemeanor. this is what 13 states have done. we not only bring these issues to the forefront
SFGTV2
Nov 22, 2012 12:00am PST
and made it possible for this to be watched all over northern california. all right. are you ready now? we can really get it started. [cheers and applause] . i said are you ready? [cheers and applause] it is my pleasure now to introduce two members of the best broadcast team in baseball. please welcome dave fleming and john miller. >> now, all along the parade route this song that echoed through the ballpark and my broadcast partner on the radio dave fleming somehow has involuntary reaction to it. a lot of people think he's so into it. whenever the music comes on he can't contain himself. it's not even that and i'm going to show you it right now. >> i'm not sure where you're going with this john. >> it's uncontrollable for him so he's not really into even the thought of it but i want to show you what really happens. we seen him do it so many times in the ballpark. along the parade route they were pleading for him to do it. >> i don't know. >> so really -- now keep your eyes on dave. watch what happens when i say "oh gangom style". >> john, can do it with me too. >> okay, okay. i ca
KICU
Nov 21, 2012 11:30pm PST
. numerous california agricultural products we're trying to get out to market. >> the longshoremen refused to cross the picket line yesterday by striking sieu workers. they tell us, they will stand in support of striking union workers. >>> in six minutes, our ktvu investigation of spending at the port goes deeper. plus the one piece of the puzzle they don't want us to see. >>> nearly a thousand workers at los angeles international airport staged a walk out today on one of the busiest travel days of the year. they blocked the main entry to the airport for nearly two hours. they're protesting what they call unfair labor practices. 13 people were arrested, mostly for refusing to dispurse. >>> for many people, the day before thanksgiving means rushing around, and getting all the needed ingredients. the roads were absolutely jam packed with people traveling, or running last minute errands. noel walker found big crowds. >> reporter: as you might have guessed, turkeys are the hot item here tonight. those fresh turkeys, because you don't have time to defrost these. we caught up with a few people w
FOX News
Nov 22, 2012 12:00am PST
to me like california has the laws in place that make this illegal. i don't know why the city had to come down. they had to make their own law. exposing the private parts and any public space where there are others present who could be offended and annoyed. >> i love in california and this is the first time i have worn clothes in six months. >> if you look down the statute outs, most states unlike california and new york they are conditional. for instance, connecticut, lewd exposure with attempt to arouse the sexual desire of the person there sin at the present time there. let's look at new york's law. newnew york's law has said appearance in a private or public place closed. >> it doesn't matter what you are doing with lewd intent. it is illegal to be nude where the laws are much more lack in other state. >> why would showing your genitals cause alarm. when would that be a frightening thing for people? >> how about you are wishing a happy song while you do it? or scream don't be alarmed. >> what if there are children present? >> also, jim, most americans don't hang out in comedy
SFGTV
Nov 21, 2012 11:30pm PST
and complete california environmental quality act review process as previously recommended in the natural area's management plan scoping report. we suggest to support this resolution and to hear this agenda item next week. thank you. >> thank you. i'm going to call a few more flames. tom brookshire. eric mixon. roxanne ramirez. johnny baldini and [speaker not understood] margaret good dale. lazar kettle man. rose [speaker not understood], and rachel tom. the next speaker? >>> hello, my name is [speaker not understood]. we have to leave so i wonder if i'm going to be able to read her comment in addition to my own. >> you'll have to squeeze it into your own time. >>> i'll read mine first. i think it might be short. my name is [speaker not understood]. i'm a san francisco state environmental studies major and i also live in district 1. san francisco's precautionary principle resolution states that the city has an obligation to consider a full range of alternatives. the recreation and parks department's failure to consider [speaker not understood] all alternatives to the sharp park golf course ree
SFGTV
Nov 22, 2012 12:00am PST
is victor car michael and i live in pacifica, california. my position is it makes no sense at all to merge these two studies. they are completely different entities. the sharp park redevelopment should be separated for two specific reasons. one is the golf course within the sharp park area is located right on top of a [speaker not understood] area. that complicates the e-i-r a great deal. [speaker not understood] prevents reclaiming the zone. e-i-r involved in studying the sharp park area, it needs to have a specific consideration. secondly, and of course, we all know that the sharp park area contains two endangered species. to merge these two studies together makes no sense at all. please, i urge you, urge the city council to please separate these two issues and i support the resolution. thank you. >> thank you. next speaker. >>> supervisors, good afternoon. i'm richard harris. i'm with the san francisco public golf alliance and i'm speaking on a procedural point rather than substance. we were this morning in a phone call with supervisor olague's staff. i was told that supervisor olague w
SFGTV
Nov 22, 2012 4:30am PST
. as noted on the slide, the sf puc has adopted the same other california low assistance programs and the adjusted gross annual income criteria for the program is based on 200% of the federal poverty level, the number of persons in the household dictates allowable income for qualifying. participants in the cap program has increased more than 700% since its inception from 879 participants in 2004 to 7,437 participants in march 2012. as of march 2012, 7% of sf puc's residential single family service accounts were enrolled in theú÷'.nék program. in fiscal year 2010-11, puc provided approximately more than 2 million in cap discounts or an average monthly discount of 25 per household. the primary objectives were to evaluate the program's eligibility criteria, its application and renewal process, verify accuracy of information provided, analyze the demographics and characteristics of cap and compare it to similar programs. in addition we also cfa looked at -- the demographics and usage characteristics of the 7,000 plus cap accounts. we selected a sample of 90 cap accounts to verify h
SFGTV
Nov 22, 2012 8:00am PST
summer youth program. he was a vista volunteer with the california youth authority before joining the san francisco housing authority?hp$k in '78. he holds a banc bachelor's degre from san francisco state university. he's a member of board of directors for self-help of the elderly. pamela, earned a injuries doctor and a public law certificate from the university of san francisco school of law and became a member of the state bar of california in 2010. she chaired the student bar association diversity committee, nationally recognized with the american bar association henry j. ramsey jr. award towards advancement of diverse individuals. pamela also earned a bachelor of arts at the university of california at davis. leland reuben was born and raised in san francisco, where he first developed a strong passion for working with l÷pápñ community. he currently oversees the intensative job readiness and works with the housing authority to help residents overcome barriers and develop workforce skills that help secure full time employment. prior to joining good will mr. reuben worked at the san f
SFGTV
Nov 22, 2012 9:00am PST
into the movement -- to bring labor into the movement were very successful when the northern california labor councils were the first to actually oppose the vietnam war. with the rise of an organized movement in the gay community in the early 1970's, howard founded the bay area gay liberation inkn 1975, which was to advance lgbt rights here in san francisco. the organization's life was actions for lgbt rights and dramatically increased the san francisco. during that period he formed the committee to defend gays in the military. this was back in the mid-1970's. and he began his work on the boycott in 1975. of course those of us who know a little bit about harvey milk know a little bit about his involvement in that boycott. as howard explains it, they came to harvey milk and howard and asked for their support for this strike and boycott and both harvey and howard endorsed it, which was really key to making the boycott successful because howard, working with harvey milk, used their influence with bartenders and bar owners in the make the boycott successful and it was really the first time where
SFGTV
Nov 22, 2012 11:30am PST
department of homeland security through the california emergency management agency for the periods of october 12, 2012 through may 31, 2014. >> president chiu: same house same call, the resolution is adopted. >> clerk calvillo: item 28 a mast lease extension for the department of ha public health n mission street for approximately 32.36 million per month with annual increases. >> president chiu: same house same call, this resolution is adopted. next item. >> clerk calvillo: item 29 is a resolution authorizing the department of public health to retroactively accept and dispend a grant in the amount of approximately $197.1 to participate in a program monitoring project for the period july 1, 2012 through may 31, 2013. >> president chiu: same house same call, this resolution is adopted. next item. >> clerk calvillo: item 30, resolution authorizing the department of public health to rets actively accept and expend a grant in the amount of 300,000 to participate in a program entitled enhancing engagement in retention in quality hiv care for transgenders women of color for the period september 1, 2
SFGTV2
Nov 21, 2012 7:00pm PST
yesterday of a fallen hero, kenyon youngstrom, of the california hunters point. i want to eepblg the loss of one of our heroes on the california hunters point, kenyon youngstrom, who protect us and keep us safe every day. we acknowledge you and know you are heroes and we are very, very sorry for the loss of officer youngstrom. our third panel is called prevention and community engagement, promising approaches to stop bullying in the bay area. our moderator is rebecca randell, vice president of education programs at common sense media based here in san francisco. we became ka is responsible for partnering with school districts and departments of education across the country to help children and youth learn how to think critically, behave safely and participate responsibly in our digital world which we all have heard brings its own complications. she oversees the department's education staff, working in the 3 largest districts in the country, new york, denver, maine, texas, florida, and the bay area. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome rebecca randell. >> great, thank you, melinda. i'm
SFGTV2
Nov 21, 2012 7:30pm PST
have a junior giants program, it's a youth baseball program throughout california. we use baseball as the hook to get kids to come together to learn about teamwork, we have a whole can urriculum that's based on the importance of reading, literacy, education, we have a whole violence prevention can urriculum, we have 22,000 kids playing baseball throughout northern california, junior giants baseball, and we have a number of volunteer coaches and commissioners and one of the things that we ask every year our junior giants players to do is to take the peace pledge. it's basically the pledge is i'm a junior giant, i pledge to strike out violence by, and the first line is prevent bullying and respecting my teammates, coaches, family and friends. so at the peer grass roots level where we have coaches working closely with kids we hope to spread a message, we also have an art contest, imagine peace where we honor kids at a ballgame later in the year just so kids can interpret and show their form of how they interpret anti-bullying and peace in this society. you know, it's not perfect, it d
NBC
Nov 22, 2012 5:00am PST
, not just fixing what's broken. >>> a san diego inmate the first to be released under california's revised three strikes law. that was approved by voters earlier this month. kenneth corely was serving 25 years to life on a record of nonviolent crimes, mostly burglaries, but he was released under the new rules in prop 36. now, prop 36 changed the law to require the third strike to be a violent or serious felony. the changes can be applied to inmates already sentenced under the three strikes law. >>> an oakland school board member still fighting to keep her seat weeks after losing on election day. alice spearman is challenging the results in court. she said her opponent, james harris, has no right to sit on the school board because of where he lives. harris lives in oakland but his neighborhood joined the san l leandro school district. >>> it is 5:05. you want to know in my mind what perfection is? thanksgiving, a big feast, lots of sunshine and sitting next to you on a thursday. >> oh, he's full of it today. >> and christina loren right now. >> we like to hear that, jon kelley. good morning
NBC
Nov 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
? the simple answer is yes. a california fish and game wander says we're in the middle of the fall turkey hunting season which runs through december 9th. >> wild turkey hunting is fairly common in the bay area there is not a lot of huntable land in the bay area so most of your turkey hunting is done on private lands out here. >> the wander says you must be on private property or on land where it is legal to hunt. that means no county parks or golf courses. you must have a valid hunting license, and you cannot discharge a deadly weapon like a shotgun or a bow and arrow within 150 yards of place where any people live. >>> thousands of people in the bay area have a little more to be thankful for this thanksgiving because the spirit of thanksgiving appears to be alive and well. >> nbc aye's marianne favro joins us in st. james park. these are heartwarming example. i know you have plenty of them. >> reporter: yes. and many people are very creative about the way they're giving this season. well, tomorrow morning at 10:30, hundreds of people will come here to st. james park in downtown san jose
SFGTV
Nov 22, 2012 10:30am PST
certification by the planning commission of the final environmental impact report for the california pacific medical center's long range development plan. item 13 a motion reversing the certification. item 14 is a motion directing preparation of findings reversing the certification. >> president chiu: colleagues you may have heard discussions between the city and cpmc have recommenced recently. at this time this is nothing yet to report so i'd like to entertain a motion to continue these items to december 11. >> so moved. >> president chiu: motion by supervisor campos, seconded by supervisor farrell. without objection that shall be the case. madam clerk, why don't we call items 15 and 39. >> clerk calvillo: item 15 an ordinance reducing footage requirements for efficiency building units pursuant to california health and safety code. item 39 is an ordinance amending the planning code regarding efficiency dwelling units with the numerical cap and open common space requirements. this item was considered by the land use and economic development committee on november 19 and was forwarded to the b
SFGTV
Nov 22, 2012 11:00am PST
, within the state of california, and we're hard-pressed to make sure our schools are well funded. i believe whatever we can give to the school district is going to be utilized to help improve educational experiences. we have a good plan for how this is going to be used. i think it's a worthy plan, worthy services for youth that desperately need greater opportunity in life. i will be supporting this when it comes forward but there are so many intangibles that the school district provides us as a city that cannot be counted in any way. >> president chiu: supervisor kim. >> supervisor kim: i'll try to keep my comments brief. i want to say i find this conversation incredibly exciting and i'm glad we as a board are talking about what it needs to have a true city-school partnership. i think it's important for us as a city to have a discussion about what it costs to run schools. i had the opportunity to sit on the first citizens advisory committee when prop h was created in march of 2004. you know, we fully funded prop h as the voters had asked us in its first three years that we've releas
FOX
Nov 22, 2012 7:00am PST
to be released from jail under california awe re vialed three strikes law. 62-year-old kenneth corely has a history of drug and burglary problems. he was sentenced to 25 years to life but adjudge resented him after hearing arguments that he earned his ged certificate as he had no disciplinary problems. voters approved prop 36 which requires the third strike to be either violent who are serious felony. >>> now, we know the name of the oakland man who died after falling down a cliff into a water filled quarry. on tuesday night, andrew malyum was looking for his missing cat at the end of the quarry when he fell down the 100-foot cliff into the water. alameda county divers found his body 30 feet under the surface of the wear. >> he was an animal lover, so he did what he thought was best and it was raining, it was dark, slippery. you know, i think it was an accident, truly an accident. >> group of the neighbors want to meet with the claremont country club to see if anything can be done to keep this from happening again. >>> it is 7:35, there ask fallout from the latest storm to hit the bay are
ABC
Nov 21, 2012 11:00pm PST
. the focus is on seatbelt safety. last year 32 people in california were killed in collisions and two-thirds of them were not wearing their seatbelts. >> i started shifts about 5:00. traffic has been heavier. there has been quite a few accidents already i have responded to. >> the chp in the south bay say other cities like san carlos and redwood city asked for reserves in anticipation of black wednesday. the chp is emphasizing people have a nondrinking designated driver because interestingly they say they arrest a lot of designated drivers who thought it was okay to have a few drinks. reporting live on university avenue and palo alto, alan wang, abc7 news. jay black wednesday. alan, thanks. >>> sports is making news. late word on who will quarterback for the 49ers this sunday. coach jim harbaugh has has decided to start cappernick. he lead them to a big victory because smith was sidelined. but they say smith's health was not an issue in this decision. larry beil will show you what happened the last time cappernick faced the saints. that's coming up later in sports. >>> the rain has mo
KICU
Nov 21, 2012 7:00pm PST
in california. this all-electric toyota rav4 has a tesla drive. for a buck you can go 19 miles. gasoline equivalent? 76 miles per gallon. many other electrics are here. including this, the coda, this year, hands-on driving as never before. and you will get in the vehicle with a product specialist and you'll be able to drive around the believe and get a feel for the car. forty-two vehicles that people are able to get in, and this is the first time we'd done it although this level. >> reporter: is volvo also offerings an option that senses and brakes for pedestrians -- who want to make something different. at nine bucks per an adult. children 12 and younger free, it's inexpensive family entertainment. i'm consumer editor tom vakar, ktvu, channel two news. >> a 2-fer to today, where president obama -- not one but two turkeys this thanksgiving eve. covler is now the newly -- gobbler is now the national turkey. the president urged all americans to reach out to those in need this thanksgiving holiday. and a reminder, ktvu's annual one warm coat drive begins trito collect winter coats for peopl
KOFY
Nov 22, 2012 12:00am PST
enforcement that will last through sunday. the focus is on seatbelt safety. last year 32 people in california were killed in collisions and two-thirds of them were not wearing their seatbelts. >> i started shifts about 5:00. traffic has been heavier. there has been quite a few accidents already i have responded to. >> the chp in the south bay say other cities like san carlos and redwood city asked for reserves in anticipation of black wednesday. the chp is emphasizing people have a nondrinking designated driver because interestingly they say they arrest a lot of designated drivers who thought it was okay to have a few drinks. reporting live on university avenue and palo alto, alan wang, abc7 news. jay black wednesday. alan, thanks. >>> sports is making news. late word on who will quarterback for the 49ers this sunday. coach jim harbaugh has has decided to start cappernick. he lead them to a big victory because smith was sidelined. but they say smith's health was not an issue in this decision. larry beil will show you what happened the last time cappernick faced the saints. that's coming up la
SFGTV
Nov 22, 2012 2:00am PST
of liberty again. it says bringljpÃus your poor ad tired. this is america and california was stolen in 1848 when we scouted out the gold and took it from mexico and asians died building our transcontinental railroads. i'm head of security for occupy san francisco. i've had six phones stolen, i have knifes appear guns and these are infiltrators sent by the mayor's office who has tied to organized crime. those two girls were lying at the club. i have video evidence of them being first timatious. this is nonsense. it's public transportation. it was funded by trrp dollars. you all are trippin'. now i'm going to put the mayor on notice that he can either resign today or we're doing a recall in san francisco. >> supervisor wiener: next speaker. >> that's a tough act to follow. my name is paul, a member of the san francisco youth commission. the youth commission is -- the responsibilities of the youth commission are outlined in the charter in terms of working to identify needs of youth in the city and county of san francisco but working in collaboration with the mayor's office, supervisor and memb
SFGTV
Nov 22, 2012 3:00pm PST
of sharp park golf course through a separate and complete california environmental quality act review process. so, even though i'll move to continue that to the call of the chair, we still will hear public comment on that item. and my understanding is that item number 6, improved taxi service quarterly report, supervisor wiener's item, that is potentially going to be continued as well. >> for one week. >> for one week. and because items number 1 and 2 are sponsored by our president david chiu and he's tied up in a gao committee meeting right now, hopefully without objection, we can jump to item number 31st. so, without objection, mr. evans, please call item number 3. >> item number 3, [inaudible] ordinance amending the san francisco planning code by: 1, adding section 318 to put a cap on the number of efficiency dwelling units, as defined in the building code, that can be constructed with reduced square footage unless the units are group housing, affordable housing, or student housing; 2, amending section 135 (d) and adding section 135.4 to impose open space and common space requireme
SFGTV2
Nov 22, 2012 12:30am PST
of baseball, san francisco california. i think people forgot this team won 94 games in the regular season in a division that is probably as under rated as any division in sports. beat two excellent teams to win the national league and go on to detroit and unfortunately with detroit with all due respect they didn't know what they were in for. [cheers and applause] you fans, this city, this organization, this team wants all of us, or tries to make all of us better men, better people, better husbands, better friends. larry alluded to it the life lessons watching these guys perform everyday and we have a phrase for it "feeding the beast". this game is a rugged game and like life you need to put a lot into it and they became teammates and competed like nobody has seen. i am humbled to be part of this. i am so happy for all our family and friends and this is why we do this, and you folks will be etched in time and in history as one of the greatest teams not only in san francisco history but in baseball. [cheers and applause] . you earned it and you couldn't have done it without a hall of fa
ABC
Nov 22, 2012 5:00am PST
the california highway patrol is trying to figure out who was involved in a shooting on 58 know oakland between two cars last night. sky 7 hd was overhead near seminary and edwards 8:40 p.m.. all lanes were reopened 11:30 last night, investigators say a gun battle between people in two cars both crashing, when officers got there, they found both vehicles riddled with bullets the people had already runaway from the scene. drive there's got stuck in the traffic were frustrated. >> home for the holidays, exciteed to see my family i spent the first hour watching them look for bullets on the freeway. -- >> it is not known if anyone was injured, nobody has shown up at area hospitals. investigators say there is no active search underway for the people involved in the shooting. >> an hour after that police were called to a hit-and-run a few blocks away, a truck slammed into a car on bancroft avenue. one person was injured, the police don't know if the hit-and-run was connected with that freeway shooting itch >>> police are looking pore the person responsibility for the death of a man in -- for the pers
CBS
Nov 22, 2012 7:00am PST
in california a high end bulk wine business. you can buy wine from some of the best wine rice. and why guys sell wine depends. some sell because hey i got ek sees or a component that fit into this. i buy it. i bottle it and ship it. low overhead company. i can usually chop the price in half. >> you've been called the robin hood of wine. do you like that title? >> that suggests i'm stealing from the rich. that's not the way it really runs. guys love to sell wine to me. i provide a service and make the business more efficient. sure you can call me the robin hood of wine and we do give people fantastic value. so from that perspective -- >> you're okay with the purists or they are okay with you? >> yeah. absolutely. guys value what we do. like i said we add a service, and if you've got, you know, you've got a high end brand you're selling wine for $100 a bottle and you got excess wine and want to maintain your price point you can't shove 5,000 more cases of that into the market it doesn't work. what you do you'll declassify it and sell it off to a guy like me. >> i'm not sure t
NBC
Nov 21, 2012 11:00pm PST
of california praised the reen for great advancements and stabilizing in the area. >> he was proud of the work he was doing. but he didn't try to use it for his own gain or advantage or anything. he was proud to be a marine. and proud to serve the country. >> reporter: proud but humble. the judge says his son wouldn't have it any other way. >> and the award is made to matthew. but it's in recognition for everything that all the military has done in afghanistan. >> he will receive the award in december. >>> let's bring in jeff raineri as he head into thanksgiving. things looking good so far. >> the storm system has moved off to the east. we're not finding any rain drop on the bay area roads at the current moment. that's the good news. here's something you may not like too much. it is november. it's getting close to the holidays. with the storm clearing out, we have areas of clearing across the bay area in the north bay. that's where temperatures are dropping the coldest. 44 in santa rosa. 45 in napa. likely some 30s. we'll pinpoint that later on. and numbers dropping in sunnyvale to 47 and 48 i
NBC
Nov 22, 2012 4:30am PST
'll be the envy of the nation here in the state of california and in particular the bay area. 48 degrees in san francisco, 44 degrees in sonoma to start and we are at 39 degrees. it is cold up in napa, grab that coat. temperatures are dropping like a rock because we've got clear skies overhead. i want to point out, though, you see that fog, that little white patch? we've got some tulle fog developing in the central valley. keep that in mind if your travels take you that way. visibility is down to a quarter of a mile from time to time. so let's talk turkey. at the coast today, 4:00 p.m. a lot of people are going to have dinner a little early. the sun sets before 5:00. 65 degrees at the coast at 4:00 p.m. that's the coast. you can go to the beach today if you want to. inland, 68 degrees. we've got changes just around the corner. we'll take you through those and your seven-day outlook. we want to help you make those plans. after all we're getting closer to the weekend. it's friday eve. i'm getting hungry. i don't know about you two but i sure can't wait. >> yeah, the more you talk about it i'm sta
ABC
Nov 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
's contestants -- a case manager from little rock, arkansas... economics research analyst from irvine, california... and our returning champion, a senate staff aide originally from iowa cianwa... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny gilbert. thank you, ladies and gentlemen. and welcome back to our regular series of jeopardy! games. you know, one of tcial things about that teachers tournament that just ended is that -- and i hope this is true of you also -- it helped bring back memories
ABC
Nov 22, 2012 6:00am PST
are best. the state of california has specific guidelines on recycling batteries to check them out go to abc7news.com for more information on recycling all different types of batteries. i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. >>> big weather day. mike has it all. >>> let's open the weather window and get our first look at the morning, gorgeous from mount sutro back towards the bay, all the way to almost mount hamilton that's how clear the air is, a few clouds, moving away they will be replaced by high clouds into the afternoon hours. live doppler 7 hd, lack of clouds means lack of radar returns, confirming how dry it is. temperatures just updated, still 38 napa and santa rosa, 50 antioch and san francisco else in the 40s. monterey bay mid to upper 40s gilroy 40 salinas 46. mostly sunny, dry today, chilly, foggy, definitely have some of those nights coming especially inland and dry pattern for the entire seven day forecast. temperatures today in the mid 60s for most of us, 63 san francisco, concord 65 san jose 66 santa rosa low to mid 60s coast monterey bay mid to upper 60s upper 60s to 70
CBS
Nov 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
explains under california law retailers are obligated to honor those deals especially when it comes to black friday. >> what the consumers lost was opportunity. they lost the opportunity to seek deals elsewhere. >> by the time they alerted me, i had missed all of the black friday sales. >> reporter: in those cases consumers have the right to sue for the difference between the sale price and the current price but past problems have many rethinking their black friday plans. >> no black friday deals for me. >> reporter: now, we asked best buy if it would honor oversold deals this year and it said it won't be necessary because they have improved their technology. many analysts believe there will actually be fewer online glitches this year because those growing pains are starting to be fewer and for up. if you have a consumer problem, reach us at cbssf.com/consumerwatch. >> tv in hand worth 2 on the internet. >> exactly. >> thank you. we'll be right back. [ female announcer ] martinelli's gold medal sparkling cider is the perfect choice for holiday gatherings. martinelli's is non-alcohol
KRON
Nov 21, 2012 8:00pm PST
. >> this is you tube video of employees protesting outside of southern california last month and this will be similar at some wal-mart's across the bay area on thanksgiving day. these employees will be holding signs and demanding that the nation's largest employers treat them with a little more respect. that is what derrik sanders has fighting for he has been here for six years. the biggest issue is that wal- mart does not pay them enough on the holiday spirit >> instead of people having them, at least to double time. from my understanding we had a platform of the values it is difficult not even to be able to be a lot with your family on the holidays but that is not the main objective. the main objective is to improve the working conditions. >> this sicilian to wal-mart is planned on 8:00 p.m. on thanksgiving day reggie kumar, kron 4 news. >> after eight days of deadly rocket attacks israel and thomas have agreed to a cease-fire. secretary of state, the larue clinton helped with the cease-fire attacks between israel and --, home los hamas... however, since this peace talks i
SFGTV
Nov 22, 2012 5:00am PST
from hunger already. excuse me. prior to 1984 the california public pension funds were limited by law to invest in no more than 25% in equity investments. and mainly those were to be in blue chips. prop 21, which was passed in 1984, lifts this restriction thus allowing public pension funds to invest in a wide arrange of events as they see fit. this is -- am i not talking into it? well. this became known as the yale model of investing. as yale university was one of the first institutional invests to participate -- investors to participate in high risk investing their method for beating the market became a model for many other pension funds. the san francisco pension fund adopted the yale model in 1984, after passage of prop 21, and started to diversify their investment allocations at that point. besides public equities, the fund now also invests in such alternative investments as foreign equities, foreign bonds, real estate limited partnerships, commodities, venture capital, private equities, distressed debt, and derivatives, such as collateralized mortgage backed securities to which w
SFGTV
Nov 22, 2012 7:00am PST
degree and is a member of the california bar. she attended golden gate university and she is a uc-berkeley calñ?ñ? grad go bears. sarah has a variedqlñ?ñ? background in her work experience, including being a producer andgíom music reporter for latin eyes media, and also being a project coordinator and business manager for the energy efficiency funding group. çárqrj also interned for the san francisco city attorney's office and for bay area legal aid.'rúddñ so i would just like to welcome sarah. thank you. you have, in your october comprehensive statistical report. i've orally presented a lot of these statistics to you before so i won't go through them. the only thing that i will talk about is the adjudication of month of october, and theéí:úm6Ñ occ -- chief suhrl>e4 ç occw3 sustained cases during thez® he concurred that theyowo8¢-k were sustainable. one of them was af duty case for failure to collect traffic stop data. the officer received a written reprimand. another was a neglect of duty case for the v
SFGTV2
Nov 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
at school. he was a victim of bullying in sacramento, california. these kinds of summits are interesting it me because i'm boots on the ground. i am in the trenches every single day and i live in sacramento so i'm at the capitol and we use the word bullying which softens the behavior. this is abuse. it is peer abuse. and our children are crying for help. and the adults who are charged with their well-being turn a blind and deaf ear to it and here's my comment. there are no consequences for failure to comply. nothing with teeth. and i have a dead child who broke under horrendous circumstances where in one of the best schools in sacramento, meraloma, breaks every record going. it is the best. and my son was perceived to be gay and the idea that you could scream out every horrendous word in front of god and everyone and no one did anything, and michael followed policy to a t tomorrow is his birthday. i should be celebrating his 21st birthday. instead, my husband and i, we mourn 4 years. we are no further along. none of our laws, they are not working. this is great. but as a par
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 11:00pm EST
and it is a real problem. part of it is the state of california and how it's structured to take claims. but the insurance companies, you know, the point is the cost of workers compensation for our little league as they had to go through the state senate was about 1.5 times the entire compensation of the players and we had a conversation recently with the national football league and i think if you asked them, they would tell you it's a similar program. why is a problem? they think of inheriting a word player played last, the whole thing and nobody objects of course because there are players that have been hurt. if you go back and say you want change this, you and up were dr. cantu is talking about. and then i say wow, we basically have an entire generation we have to deal with because who knows somebody in the southeast conference has perhaps already occurred tmh that isn't going to manifest itself in 15 or 20 years. >> i think you were telling me that the last team that employs the player is the one that picks up all the workers comp. >> and that's not right or wrong. it happens to be
CNN
Nov 22, 2012 6:00am PST
. they've been out here waiting. people from as far away from south carolina, new jersey, california giving a shout out. florida. i missed them last time. don't want to leave florida out this time. if you take a look over here, the parade, carol, has just now gotten under way. you can see the north carolina marching band marching their way toward us. behind the florida marching band -- north carolina marching band. a new edition to this year's parade, hello kitty in her biplane. happy thanksgiving. >> hey! >> reporter: we'll be out here all morning. >> hello kitty in her biplane? >> yeah, take a look. there she is. hello kitty, making her way in her biplane with these gorgeous young ladies here from north carolina, marching down. it's a lot of fun, you know. >> all i can say is it's a blessing that the weather is warm with those outfits. jason carroll, we'll get back to you. have fun. i love his reports from the macy's thanksgiving day parade. >>> they risked their lives defending our freedoms. now one organization is doing its part to make sure our troops have a very happy thanksgiv
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 8:00pm EST
the commonwealth club of california in san francisco, this is 45 minutes. >> good evening and welcome to the meeting of the common wealth club of california. i am chair the clubs grown ups for amend your host for today. we also welcome our listening audience and we invite everyone to listen to us on line at commonwealth club.org. now it's my pleasure to introduce our distinguished speaker. marc freedman is ceo and founder of encore.org, a nonprofit organization working to promote encore careers. second acts for the greater good. he spearheaded the creation of the experience core, now one of america's largest nonprofit national service programs engaging people over 55. and the purpose prize, which annually provides five, 100,000-dollar prices to social innovators in the second half of life. freedman was described by "the new york times" as the voice of aging baby boomers who will are beginning retirement for meaningful and sustainable work later in life. while the work "wall street journal" stated, in the past decade, mr. freedman has emerged as a leading voice in discussions nationwid
FOX
Nov 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
california agricultural products. the port of oakland says its seaport alone is responsible for $8 million a day in economic activity, but longshoremen made no apologies for staying off the job in support of fellow union workers. >> when people ask for help, they're gonna get it. if it comes on christmas eve or new year's, or the day before thanksgiving, if workers are in trouble, they're gonna be there for them, no matter what. >> reporter: the port says the extra traffic out here could continue into next week. but today a spokesperson told me there should be no significant impact on goods getting to all the stores on friday. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the city of richmond will take the lead in the oversight of the work to rebuild the damaged unit at chevron's refinery there. the unit was heavily damaged during a fire back in august. the city council voted to take a close look at the repairs being made. all documentation will be shared with the public and chevron will be ordered to disassemble and redo any work that city officials say is unsatisfactory. chevron has said it will repair the u
KRON
Nov 22, 2012 7:00am PST
. this is youtube video of a similar protest that happened in southern california last month and this may be the scene you come across today. at least this richmond and san jose. they will be targeting stores in those cities. it starts with the employees being upset about coming to work, now they want better working conditions while they are at it so we will hear from them throughout the day. as for wal-mart, they say their stores will operate normally and that customers won't see anything out of the ordinary. and these so-called protests involve a handful of associates. most of the protesters don't work for wal-mart. we will take a break. let's go back outside. we have a look at walnut creek. traffic is awfully light this morning as expected on this thanksgiving day. happy thanksgiving. we'll be back with more in a moment. >> and we're back here at 7:10 keeping an eye on the macy's thanksgiving day parade. sonic the hedgehog coming into view as 3-and-a-half million people lineing the streets here watching the parade go on in manhattan. the parade is taking a different route than it norma
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